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February 2014

VOTE: Which book do you want to see eliminated from Canada Reads first?

Why let the panelists have all the fun? Have your say by casting your vote for the novel you want to see eliminated!...

Margaret Atwood takes the Canada Reads questionnaire

Should the Canada Reads winner receive a trophy or a belt? ...

WATCH: Donovan Bailey on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

Canada Reads panelist Donovan Bailey talks to George Stroumboulopoulis about the book he's defending, Esi Edugyan's Half Blood Blues...

Trent McClellan on the pressure panelists will face next week

What's in store for our panel next week? Our special correspondent gives us the inside scoop....

Get to know Donovan Bailey

What song describes this Canada Reads panelist? Find out by reading our Q&A....

Get to know Esi Edugyan

Should Canada Reads have a trophy or a belt for the winning panelist and author? See what the Half-Blood Blues author has to say by reading our Q&A....

Get to know Kathleen Winter

Should the Canada Reads winner receive a trophy or a belt? See what the Annabel author has to say by reading our Q&A....

Get to know Joseph Boyden

What fictional character would The Orenda author like to be? Read his Q&A to find out!...

Correspondent Trent McClellan reviews Annabel

What does last year's winner think of Sarah Gadon's choice for the novel that could change Canada? Read his review to find out....

WATCH: Canada Reads book trailers

Watch these stunning mini-movies to learn more about the five titles in contention for the battle of the books....

Get to know Stephen Lewis

What is Stephen Lewis's favourite city in the world? Find out by reading our Q&A with the Canada Reads contender....

Get to know Samantha Bee

Would Samantha Bee rather wrestle a grizzly bear or a squirrel? Find out by reading our Q&A with this Canada Reads contender....

Get to know Wab Kinew

What does CBC really stand for? This Canada Reads contender has an an idea. Find out what it is by reading this Q&A....

LISTEN: Donovan Bailey discusses Half-Blood Blues in special Montreal event

Today at 3 p.m. ET Donovan Bailey will delve into the themes in the book on Montreal's afternoon show Homerun. There will be live Jazz too! Be sure to tune in! ...

Get to know Sarah Gadon

Should the Canada Reads winner receive a belt or a trophy? Find out what this contender thinks by checking out this Q&A....

Read from the Canada Reads books

Try before you buy (or borrow)! Get a sneak peek of the five novels in contention for this year's battle of the books. ...

Canada Reads special correspondent Trent McClellan on The Orenda

"We must know our history to get a sense of our future." Do you agree? Read Trent's take on Joseph Boyden's novel and decide your yourself. ...

The Canada Reads prediction winners

Think you can guess how this year's battle of the books will go down? Get it right and you could win a brand new library of 52 books....

#CanadaReads2014 chat replay: Annabel

Read the @cbcbooks Twitter chat about Sarah Gadon's choice for Canada Reads....

Listen to the Canada Reads soundtrack

Check out the tunes chosen by the authors in contention for the competition to find the one novel that could change the nation....

Trent McClellan on Half-Blood Blues

Our resident blogger reviews Donovan Bailey's book pick, Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan....

What should be the theme for next year's Canada Reads?

Have a suggestion for a future Canada Reads theme? Share it and you could win a set of this year's contenders! ...

6 things you need to know about The Year of the Flood

Your cheat sheet on everything you need to know if you haven't read Margaret Atwood'sThe Year of the Flood....

#CanadaReads2014 chat replay: Half-Blood Blues

Check out our online conversation about Donovan Bailey's choice for the one novel that could change Canada....

Rawi Hage on being a cockroach and a contemporary writer

The Cockroach author talks to Shelagh Rogers about immigration, creativity and what it's like to be invisible. ...

Trent McClellan cracks open Cockroach

Our Canada Reads special correspondent reviews his second contender. Does he think it will win?...

What should the Canada Reads theme song be?

My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors? Paperback Writer? If you could pick any song to represent Canada Reads, what would it be? Let us know and you could win!...

#CanadaReads2014 chat replay: The Orenda

Replay our conversation about The Orenda by Joseph Boyden....

5 books to read if you liked The Orenda

Joseph Boyden is part of a talented and influential group of First Nation writers. Here are some books by authors that are part of this community....

5 book to read if you liked Half-Blood Blues

Esi Edugyan's Half-Blood Blues is a fictional exploration of a rich time in western history. Here's a list of non-fiction and fiction choices that will enrich Half-Blood Blues....

5 books to read if you liked Cockroach

Rawi Hage brings an experience to surface that is typically kept hidden. Take a look at some other great books that showcase the immigrant experience. ...

5 books to read if you liked The Year of the Flood

Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood is one of a kind, but her fascination with the near future can be found in other books. Here's a list of books that bring a similar look to the future with the same critical and sharp eye that Atwood has. ...

5 books to read if you liked Annabel

In Annabel, Kathleen Winter brings readers a compelling and thoughtful coming of age story. Here is a selection of books that tackle similar themes....
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